The Walnuts – An Evening of Music

The Eric Liddell Centre and Morningside United Church will welcome a special musical performance by the Walnuts, a travelling band on a tour of Scotland who set out to raise money for causes which support people living with dementia.

The band also features Matt Allwright, the presenter of BBC’s Rogue Traders and Watchdog.

This concert takes place on Friday 14th June at Morningside United Church at 7pm. Tickets are available at the ELC reception and cost £15 per person (this includes a glass of fizz at the pre-concert drinks reception)

June Lunchtime Concert

Perennial Eric Liddell Centre favourites, Ed & Iain are returning to perform at the latest installment of our Lunchtime Concert Series which takes place on Monday 3rd June.

The pair will bring their signature folk sounds with their familiar squeezeboxes in what will be a typically entertaining afternoon.

The concert takes place at the usual time of 12.30pm at the usual price of £6 per person.

May Lunchtime Concert

Jaimee Pickard and Fraser Harrington, a piano and clarinet duo from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will perform a range of pieces for your listening pleasure as our Lunchtime Concert Series continues on Monday 6th May.

This takes place at the usual time of 12.30pm and costs £6 per person which includes a soup and sandwich lunch.

‘The Only Home They Knew’ Readings

The Eric Liddell Centre is hosting a special event being led by Anne Black, a former Trustee, who will perform a range of readings from ‘The Only Home They Knew.’

Anne collated this anthology of poems written by boys from Aberlour Orphanage who served in World War One. On Tuesday 16th April, Anne will recount the fascinating story of these young men.

The readings will be accompanied with afternoon tea and a glass of prosecco.

Tickets are £10 which includes afternoon tea and prosecco – these can be purchased at reception.

April Lunchtime Concert

April’s Lunchtime Concert sees Robin Harper returning to the ELC with friends to perform a range of classical standards inspired by Bach on our Bechstein Grand Piano.

The concert take place on Monday 1st April at the usual time of 12.30pm at the usual price of £6 per person (includes a soup and sandwich lunch).

2019 Going for Gold Gala


The Eric Liddell Centre’s Going for Gold Gala returns this year! We are pleased to announce that former Scotland and British Lions rugby captain, Gavin Hastings OBE will be our Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Our main speaker for the event is Eilidh Doyle, Scotland’s most decorated track and field athlete of all time.

The Going for Gold Gala will take place at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Friday 26th April. A drinks reception at 7pm is followed by a three course dinner in addition to a silent and live auction, further details regarding lots and bidding will be available in due course.

Tickets for the Gala are £95 per head or £900 for a table of 10. Please contact Owen O’Donnell at or call 0131 447 4520 for further information or to reserve tickets.

If you are unable to attend the event but still wish to contribute to the Centre, a donation can be made here.